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I'm looking at a automobile advertised as having 18,000 miles on the clock, but at foot of ad it explains that engine was replaced after 148,000 miles and that new engine has only 18,000 miles on it. So the automobile itself has 166,000 on clock. I am wondering if the fact the engine needed to be replaced is in itself a red flag, and whether or not 166,000 is a huge mileage for a five-year-old automobile?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Gary Gallagher - Thu, 03 Jan 2013 16:26
Would a 2005 Skoda Octavia diesel with 290,000km on the clock still be a good buy? The automobile is in excellent condition body-wise and has had the timing belt changed twice as well as the clutch and turbo done. It drives very well and I am told they are very economical. If it is looked after will it do up to 500K kilometres or more?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Mark O'Sullivan (Dublin) - Mon, 04 Feb 2013 21:51
I drove a 2011 Focus today and its mileage clock was in miles. Are all Fords like this or is this automobile an import from the UK?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Tom King (Tralee) - Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:14
Should I be concerned about the high mileage on a 2008 Volvo S40? It's 110,000.
Filed under mileage - Asked by Sylvia Quinlan (Cork) - Sat, 09 Feb 2013 22:46
I am considering buying a 2007 Volkswagen Passat auto estate 2.0. It has done 220,000km. Should I be worried about the high mileage?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Peter Mcdonnell (Kiltimagh) - Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:02
My 2008 Ford Galaxy Ghia 2.0-litre diesel has 245,000km on the clock and it is driving great. What is the life expectancy of a modern diesel engine?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Mervyn Boles - Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:13
Can I please ask a question regarding a 2009 Nissan Qashqai 1.5 diesel we are considering buying. We are asked for €10,000 for it and it has only 62,000 miles on the clock and I'm just wondering if that can be correct. Can you tell me what questions should I be asking the garage? And when does the timing belt need to be changed? Just worried; it's such a lovely automobile, am I missing something?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Marie O Connell (Drogheda ) - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:10
Have a deposit on a automobile. Some of the LCD lines on its odometer are broken, and you can barely make out mileage. Will it fail its NCT?
Filed under mileage - Asked by David Mac Manus (Waterford) - Sun, 05 Feb 2017 16:43
I have a January 2015 BMW X5 25d bought new with now 70,000km on it. I had planned to keep it four years, but at the rate I am putting up the kms I am worried dealers will tell me it has too high a mileage at probably 150,000km to be worth much on trade. I know some main dealers don't like higher mileage premium stock. Would I be better if I was going for something similar to trade in when the automobile is relatively younger or do you think it won't make much difference?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Anthony Kiely (Nenagh) - Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:56
I own a new Mercedes-Benz GLC 220 diesel. Can I expect to exceed 200,000km if I take automobilee of it? Or must I admit to lower mileage lifespan?
Filed under mileage - Asked by Angus McMichael (Geneva ) - Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:09